Sign in with your NHL account:
  • Submit
  • Or
  • Sign in with Google
 
SHARE

NHL, NHLPA to meet Saturday

Saturday, 11.03.2012 / 12:18 PM / News

By Dan Rosen - NHL.com Senior Writer

Share with your Friends


NHL, NHLPA to meet Saturday
Representatives from the National Hockey League and National Hockey League Players' Association will meet face-to-face Saturday.

Representatives from the National Hockey League and National Hockey League Players' Association will meet face-to-face Saturday for the first time since talks toward a new Collective Bargaining Agreement broke off Oct. 18.

NHL Deputy Commissioner Bill Daly is scheduled to meet with NHLPA Special Counsel Steve Fehr at an undisclosed location.

"Just trying to move the process forward," Daly told NHL.com in an email. "Maybe generate some more candid discussion on the issues that are separating us."

No future bargaining sessions are scheduled. The two sides last met in Toronto more than two weeks ago.

The NHL has already cancelled the 2012-13 regular season through Nov. 30.

The NHL on Friday cancelled the 2013 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic, scheduled for Jan. 1 at Michigan Stadium between the Detroit Red Wings and Toronto Maple Leafs.

The Winter Classic announcement makes a total of 326 games that have been cancelled due to the lack of a CBA.

The League also announced the SiriusXM Hockeytown Winter Festival, scheduled for Dec. 16 through Dec. 31 at Comerica Park in Detroit, was cancelled.

In addition, the League said the next Winter Classic will take place at Michigan Stadium between the Red Wings and Maple Leafs.

Follow Dan Rosen on Twitter at: @drosennhl

RECENT NHL TRADES
Player/s Team Team Player/s
Jokinen
MORE
Lindstrom,
2016 pick
Wisniewski,
2015 pick

MORE
Bourque,
Karlsson,
2015 pick
Zidlicky
MORE
Cond. pick
Petry
MORE
2015 picks
Yandle, Summers, 2015 pick
MORE
Moore,
Duclair,
picks
View all trades
Quote of the Day

I watched many times this year the series between the Russians and Canada in 1972, and he was a dominating player there. After I watched the tapes, I respect him a lot more because he turned the series around. He was the guy. In that time, he was the best in the world. It’s a big honor for me to tie him.

— Panthers forward Jaromir Jagr on scoring the 717th goal of his career to tie Phil Esposito for fifth on the NHL's all-time goals list after a 4-3 win vs. the Lightning on Sunday
2015 Coors Light NHL Stadium Series GigaPixel